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Craven County Schools reports additional COVID-19 case

Published: Sep. 9, 2020 at 10:00 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 16, 2020 at 9:06 PM EDT
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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The Craven County School system is reporting another positive COVID-19 case.

Another staff member has tested positive.

Craven County Schools says the school nurses and the health department are investigating the case and contacting those who may have had close contact.

The school system has implemented strict guidelines, like wearing face coverings and maintaining distance in the buildings. They also perform daily temperature and symptom screening of anyone who enters the school.

In addition to this latest case, the school district has previously reported 15 staff members and eight students had tested positive.

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Craven County Schools says they have been notified that they have two staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The school district says, “While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.”

In addition to these latest cases, the school district has previously reported 12 staff members and eight students had tested positive.

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Craven County Schools says they have been notified that they have two staff members and two student who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The school district says, “While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.”

In addition to these latest cases, the school district has previously reported 10 staff members and six students had tested positive.

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Craven County Schools says they have been notified that they have one staff member and one student who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The school district says, “While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.”

On September 30th the school district reported three staff members had tested positive.

On September 22nd the school district reported another staff member tested positive.

On September 9th the school system reported four students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

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Craven County Schools says they have been notified that they have three staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The school district says, “While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.”

On September 22nd the school district reported another staff member tested positive.

On September 9th the school system reported four students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

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The Craven County School system is reporting a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

They say, "While we cannot legally release the identity of the individual, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individual in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.

On September 9th the school system reported four students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

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The Craven County School system is reporting two more positive cases of COVID-19.

While not saying which school or schools, they say, We have been notified that we have two staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19."

While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.

On September 9th the school system reported four students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

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The Craven County School system is reporting several more positive cases of COVID-19.

While not saying which school or schools, they say, "We have been notified that we have one student and two staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19. While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.

On September 9th the school system reported four students and three staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

PREVIOUS STORY:

The Craven County School system is reporting several positive cases of COVID-19.

While not saying which school or schools, they say, “We have been notified that we have four students and three staff members who have tested positive for COVID-19. While we cannot legally release the identity of the individuals, we can inform you that our school nurses, in consultation with the Craven County Health Department, have been investigating these cases and anyone who may have had close contact with the positive individuals in the 48 hours prior to developing symptoms has been quarantined. Please note close contact refers to the individual being less than 6 feet away from others for a total of 15 minutes or more.”

The school system had previously reported on August 30th that a teacher had tested positive.

Craven County Schools says it has implemented strict guidelines related to wearing face coverings and maintaining physical distancing in buildings as well as providing regular reminders about hand washing.

They also perform daily temperature and symptom screening of all persons who enter CCS facilities.

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